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August 25, 2019



SWEETY’S WILDLIFE ART ZOO & MINI GOLF – Come play our new wild survival mini golf! Also, we have many other games to play. The zoo has over 300 animals that are painted on rock and wood. Painting lessons now offered Mon thru Fri, 11 am – adults, 1 pm, children. $10 per class (weather permitting). Zoo admission $5 – adults, $3 – children, 5 and under FREE. Golf admission $4 for all ages. OPEN Monday thru Saturday 10 am to 6 pm. Saturday hours may vary. Closed Sundays. 1220 Black Bear Hill, Lake City, CO 81235. 970-944-2684.

20% OFF ALL INVENTORY AT THE GENERAL STORE. Stocking stuffers, flannel shirts and much more!


FOR SALE BY OWNER – Commercial Office building – Alpine Gateway 949-230-1373.

FOR SALE: Cabin in Ball Flats – 521 Pine st. – 1200 SF, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, 1 car garage, carport, shed, fenced garden area, wood stove + appliances. PRICE REDUCED – $249,900 – Call for appointment, leave message. 303-550-2015.

FOR SALE BY OWNER – 1) 20+ ac. w/1BR Cabin, 4wd gated access road, a very secluded inholding. $199k. 2) 9.9 ac. with road access & creek near Capitol City. Many bldg sites among the aspens. $129k. Call or text owner @ 214-945-9032.

For sale: 16′ Flatbed Trailer in excellent condition, Front Axle 3500lb, Rear Axle 3500lb, Electric Brakes on both Axles! HD Loading Ramps, Emergency Brake System with new Battery, 40% off new price, get it for $1,595.00, Call (970) 944-4454, (best in the evening), or visit Lena at the Country Store.

The Town of Lake City is liquidating a used, possibly 2000’s rider lawn mower. The mower is being sold “as is”. A minimum bid of $50.00 is required. Questions can be directed to Ben Hake, Recreation Director at 970.944.2333. Bids must be received at Town Hall, 230 N. Bluff Street (Box 544, Lake City Colorado 81235) no later than 5:00pm on September 3, 2019.


Lake City/Hinsdale County Chamber of Commerce Board position available. If you are seeking to get more involved, come by the Visitor’s Center and inquire about being on our board or you can email a short letter of interest to Chamber@lakecity.com

Raffle tickets available for a Reeb Sam’s Pants Gravel Bike, titanium frame, CUSTOM made to fit the winner! Value of bike is $3495. Information on the bike can be found at https://reebcycles.com/. Tickets are $10 each, or 3 for $25. Please contact Camille Richard at 970-944-5382, or John Coy at 817-897-8174 to purchase tickets, or email to c.richard@lfvc.org. The raffle drawing will take place after the Lake City Alpine 50 Mountain Bike Race in the Town Park on August 24, 2019. Need not be present to win. Proceeds from the race and raffle support ongoing work of the Lake Fork Valley Conservancy. For more information on the bike race, go to http://www.lakecityalpine50.com/.

Engineering Project Manager/Inspector
Enjoy the fall in Lake City. Selected individual will be responsible for observing construction of sewer infrastructure and ensuring work is completed in conformance with the contract documents, completing daily reports. Will act as liaison between the Town, Engineer and Contractor. Must possess a valid drivers license and have experience with water and wastewater systems and their construction. Position is temporary, and project specific in Lake City, CO with work scheduled for the fall of 2019 and possibly the spring of 2020. Submit letters of interest including experience and salary history to jfagan@ccs84.com.

FREE MINIATURE POODLE, 7 YEARS OLD, used to being with older person, very sweet and loving dog 325-207-5705 REFERENCES REQUIRED.

The Town of Lake City (also “the Town”) seeks proposals from qualified firms of certified public accountants to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, with the option on mutual agreement, of auditing the Town’s financial statements for each of the four subsequent fiscal years. These audits are to be performed in accordance with applicable standards.
A full copy of the RFP including scope of work can be obtained by contacting the Town of Lake City at 970.944.2333.
To be considered, one (1) hard copy and one (1) electronic copy (preferably in pdf format) of a proposal must be received by Caroline Mitchell, Town Administrator at P.O. Box 544, Lake City, Colorado, 81235 by Friday, October 18, 2019. The Town of Lake City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals submitted.
It is anticipated that the selection of a firm will be completed by November 20, 2019. Following notification of the selected firm, it is expected the contract will be executed between both parties by January 3, 2020.


LAKE CITY/HINSDALE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is looking for a part-time employee. Call 944-2527, ask for Kat.

Community Banks of Colorado is currently seeking a candidate to fill a Full-Time Teller position in our Lake City Banking Center. If you have Client Service and Cash Handling experience, we’d like to visit with you. For position details and to apply, please visit www.cobnks.com or stop by the banking center to see Carolyn. NBH Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Are you looking for a way to serve your community and get paid too? Apply now to be a Homemaker for Hinsdale County Public Health! Responsibilities include light housekeeping, working with minimal supervision, and ability to establish effective relationships with clients. Apply in person at Hinsdale Public Health, 304 W Third St, Lake City CO. Call for more information – 970.944.0321.

JOB OPENING: Hinsdale County School District RE-1 seeks Substitute Teachers, preK-12th grades, as-needed basis, Tuesday – Friday, for 2019-2020 school year. $90/day. Job description and application available at www.lakecityschool.org. HCSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wee Care in Lake City, our county’s only licensed childcare facility, is looking for qualified, passionate people to join our year round staff! We are currently hiring a Teacher’s Aide and a Lead Teacher. Aide qualifications are age 16 and older with good character references, hardworking and great with kids. Part time with starting pay $12/hr. Teacher qualifications are a certification in Early Childhood education (or a state approved alternative such as a degree in Human Development) and experience working with toddlers and preschoolers. Scholarships to become certified are available for the right applicant. Successful applicants will be required to submit fingerprints for state required background checks. For a complete job description and application please contact Sarah Tubbs at 970-944-0160 or weecare4kids@gmail.com.

FOR RENT – FOR RENT – Very nice apartment in downtown Lake City – 2 Bedroom, 2 bath. NO SMOKING. $1,150/month, no garage. One-year minimum. 918-625-3828.


YARD SALE - Saturday 9 am – 1 pm, 507 Bluff St. A little something for everyone!